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2014-07-03 23:08:08

The last passenger off of US Airways Flight 1549, Dave Sanderson was largely responsible for the well-being and safety of others when it crashed into New York's Hudson River, risking his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane. Sanderson is scheduled to speak about his survival at two North Carolina retirement communities. http://www.uchas.org Newton, NC (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The last passenger off of US Airways Flight 1549, Dave Sanderson was largely...

2014-07-02 23:01:03

Since its inception, the World Trade Center Program has broadened to expand the dangerous illnesses associated with the toxic cloud present at the site of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm that has spent many years working to ensure that all of the heroes of 9/11 are not forgotten, applauds the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program on its third anniversary. According to Dr. John Howard,...

2014-06-20 12:21:06

EDMONTON, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Drawing attention to improvements made by the operator, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report into the January 2013 collision with terrain of an aircraft operated by Kenn Borek Air Ltd. On 23 January 2013, the de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter departed South Pole Station, Antarctica, for a visual flight rules (VFR) repositioning flight to Terra Nova Bay, with a crew of 3 on board. When an...

2014-06-16 16:20:19

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the Rockcliffe Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, where an Erco Ercoupe was involved in an accident. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of...

2014-06-15 16:20:06

WINNIPEG, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will deploy a team of investigators tomorrow morning to the site of an accident involving a Cessna 172 in Lampman, Saskatchewan. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault...

2014-06-04 12:20:45

GATINEAU, QC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is pleased to invite journalists for a tour of its Engineering Laboratory facilities. It is an opportunity to provide a "sneak peak" of what the public will see during Doors Open Ottawa on Saturday 7 June 2014, and to learn about the important work the Lab does during accident investigations. The TSB Engineering Laboratory plays a pivotal role in the investigation of marine, pipeline, railway, and...

2014-05-24 20:20:11

RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deployed a team of investigators to the site of an accident involving a Cessna 185 on Taylor Lake, Ontario. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault...

2014-05-15 12:21:47

WINNIPEG, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will be available for questions on the release of its investigation report (A12C0154) regarding the accident involving a Cessna 208B operated by Gogal Air Services Ltd. which crashed in Snow Lake, Manitoba on 18 November 2012. When: 15 May 2014, 2:00 pm Central Time Where: TSB Regional Office 335-550 Century Street Winnipeg, Manitoba Who: Mr. Peter Hildebrand, Manager, Central Region Air...

2014-05-05 16:31:03

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) undergraduate commencement on Saturday, May 10 at 4 pm at the BB&T Center located at 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The ceremony will include candidates from NSU's the Farquhar College of Arts, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, the College of Health Care Sciences, the College of Nursing, and Sciences, the H. Wayne...

2014-04-24 23:17:22

Flood Law Group released a statement today announcing that they are now available to investigate claims on behalf of victims and their families who have been injured or killed in commercial airline crashes. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Flood Law Group today announced that they are now available to investigate the claims of anyone who was injured in a commercial airline accident and is potentially seeking compensation. Air travel is generally regarded as a safe mode of...


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